Free Press Journal
  • Kings XI Punjab’s training camp starts on Sunday

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab’s Indian cricketers will begin their training camp here on Sunday, ahead of the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting on April 9. Mohit Sharma, Akshar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha and Murali Vijay will join the camp on the opening day, it was announced on Saturday. Gurkeerat Mann, Sandeep Sharma, Manan Vohra, K.C. Cariappa, Anureet Singh, Shardul Thakur, Armaan Jaffer, Pardeep Sahu, Rishi Dhawan, Nikhil Naik and Swapnil Singh

  • Artificial skin that grows hair could help burn victims

    Tokyo: Japanese researchers have successfully grown complex skin tissue – complete with hair follicles and oil-producing sebaceous glands – in the laboratory, thereby opening a path to creating functional skin transplants for burn and other patients who require new skin. The scientists were then able to implant these three-dimensional tissues into living mice, and the tissues formed proper connections with other organ systems such as nerves and muscle fibres.

  • Samsung may unveil 5-inch foldable smartphone next year

    Seoul: South Korean smartphone maker Samsung may unveil a game-changer device next year which can be a 5-inch smartphone when folded and turn into a 7-inch tablet when opened, a media report said. A prototype of foldable display is finished with development and the company is hoping to mass-produce the device starting from second half of this year, Korean news site ETNews reported.

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    Women who prefer smarter men likely to avoid science careers

    Washington: Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, a new study has found. The research builds upon previous findings which found that thinking about romantic goals affected women’s attitudes toward careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

  • Popemobile fetches $300K at auction

    Washington D.C. : Pope Francis’ popemobile has been recently sold to a Jewish businessman Miles Nadal at a whopping price of 300,000 dollars. Auction site Charitybuzz sold the Fiat 500 Lounge hatchbacks, which was used by Pope Francis to cruise around during his trip to New York City and Washington D.C., reports TMZ.com.

  • Obesity can be predicted as early as six months of age

    New York: Severe obesity can be indentified in babies using a simple body mass index measurement as early as six months of age, reveals a new study. The study showed that weight gain during infancy differs in those who eventually develop obesity. “BMI at six, 12 or 18 months of age above the 85th percentile on the growth chart can accurately predict children at risk for early childhood obesity,” said led study

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    Ekta preferred Emraan over Khans for Azhar’s biopic

    Mumbai – Producer Ekta Kapoor says she chose Emraan over the Khans to play the protagonist in the upcoming biopic “Azhar”, based on former Indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin.

  • Two cups of coffee a day keep bowel cancer at bay

    Washington D.C. : If you have a daily coffee habit, here is something to buzz about: A new study has found that those cups of joe cut the risk of bowel cancer. Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center of Keck Medicine of USC examined over 5,100 men and women who had been diagnosed with colorectal cancer within the past six months, along with an additional 4,000 men

  • Vivacious Windies take on meticulous English in WT20 final

    Kolkata: They dampened the local spirits by knocking out India but a resurrected West Indies cricket team will bring its own brand of joie-de-vivre to the ICC World Twenty20 summit clash when they take on a transformed England in what promises to be a battle of power-hitting here tomorrow. The exuberant Caribbeans, who almost did not come to the tournament owing to a pay dispute with their Cricket Board, have been nothing short of phenomenal so far.

  • Rara Avis and Shriya Bhupal’s ‘Shriya Som’ label unleashed varied Fashion directions at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016

    Mumbai, 2nd April, 2016 – Making a stunning debut at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016, Shriya Bhupal’s ‘Shriya Som’ label collection ‘Ebb and Flow’ offered a variety of fashion statements. From a mix of sheer and opaque fabrics, to strong and flowing shapes, the line moved to fringes and floral contrasts. The colour card for the feminine separates played a rainbow medley as clear water, delicate muslin, onion pink, nude and tangelo

  • ‘Vande Mataram’ real national anthem: RSS leader

    Mumbai: Days after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ remarks, a top functionary of the organisation has said that ‘Vande Mataram’ is the real national anthem as opposed to the ‘Constitutionally-mandated’ Jana Gana Mana. “Jana Gana Mana is today our national anthem. It has to be respected. There is no reason why it should evoke any other sentiment,” RSS General Secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi said.

  • RSS, Darul Uloom both trying to divide nation on ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Saturday criticised both the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband for indulging in ‘petty politics’ in the name of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and said both sides are trying to divide the nation.  “All those who try and do petty politics in the name of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ are really trying to divide this country. They are two sides of

  • Silk Road zigzagged farther south than previously believed

    Washington D.C : A Nepali textile find has suggested that Silk Road may have extended farther south than it was previously believed. The first results of textile and dye analyses of cloth dated between 400-650 AD and recovered from Samdzong 5, in Upper Mustang, Nepal have been released by Dr Margarita Gleba of the University of Cambridge.

  • Rahul visits flyover collapse site, meets injured

    Kolkata: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today visited the spot of the flyover collapse here in which 24 people were killed and said he had come to extend support to the victims and did not want to politicise the issue. Later Gandhi met the injured people in the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital and said he had come here to extend his support to the victims.